TASMAC earns Rs 416 cr during Bhogi, Pongal

Pongal festival witnessed tipplers across the State flocking to the thousands of government-owned liquor outlets, pushing sales to nearly Rs 416 crore. Of this, Rs 147 crore sales was done on 13 January on Boghi and Rs 269 crore was done on 14 January during Pongal. Continue Reading

Engineer-turned-milkman loves cows, treats them as God

Today’s children may not understand when elders speak about how a milkman on a cycle would deliver cow’s pure milk in a steel vessel to their houses everyday without fail.

With Maatu Pongal being celebrated today, where cows are decorated and worshiped, News Today throws light on a man who is on a mission to preserve and love cows.

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Chennaiites explain how Pongal is celebrated in their native places

Seeking greener pastures, many would have migrated to metros like Chennai. But when it comes to festivals and traditional practices, our native places stand apart. With Pongal festival beginning tomorrow, few Chennaiites shared how the festival is celebrated in their home towns.

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Sky-rocketing onion prices affect many

Soaring onion prices have left everyone fuming from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. Onion prices have touched an all-time high in Chennai with one kilogram of the vegetable being sold for Rs 150 at the Koyambedu wholesale market. And, what is more shocking is one kilogram of small onions is priced up to Rs 180. Continue Reading

Rajinikanth special on Kamal’s birthday

Music composer Anirudh Ravichander, who is celebrating his 29th birthday today, took to Twitter to reveal the release date of Rajinikanth’s Darbar’s motion poster. Continue Reading


The Elephant, pardon, Election Commission seems serious about its stupidity. Its diktat to cover all the elephant and Mayawati statues is not to deceive constipated crows but to prevent UP voters from being deceived by political eagles, it appears. This no doubt is an operation that makes even Maya’s maniacal mega schemes seem mere maya in comparison. Continue Reading